Medieval hypertext award

Have you ever wondered how many cross-referenced texts can fit on the same medieval manuscript page? Having given this question a fair amount of thought – half an hour – I conclude that the winner of the ‘medieval hypertext award’ is, without a doubt, the ‘Canterbury Psalter’ also known as ‘Eadwin’s Psalter’ (now Cambridge, TrinityContinue reading “Medieval hypertext award”

What a lovely happenstance, the Canterbury Tales and me

My trip to Canterbury Cathedral next week on the 17th of April coincides just perfectly with the famous late-14th century pilgrimage at the heart of Chaucer’s Tales. When April with his showers sweet with fruit The drought of March has pierced unto the root And bathed each vein with liquor that has power To generateContinue reading “What a lovely happenstance, the Canterbury Tales and me”